How your ex can ruin your financial plans long after the divorce

Secure All Your Financial Needs With An Estate Plan

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When it comes to divorcing your ex wife you also legally have to split with all belongings owned, with a estate and or custody battle. These battles can also be expensive and can last how ever long the issue itself lasts. These expenses are added onto the monthly payments for spousal benefits but also the 1/3 his or her lawyer from each monthly payment. With so many directions of expenses this can ruin any financial plans for anybody.

What’s a Prenuptial Agreement

A prenuptial agreement is a document signed before marriage to plan for if the marriage does eventually end. It lets spouses within the marriage choose how their assets are distributed like owning their own benefits like retirement, bank accounts and splitting the shared estate among themselves unless an alternative is discussed. There’s also alimonies coming into the conversation and other supporting documents that can keep the prenuptial agreement in its process. Prenups are a great way to keep your own personal assets as the main owner and the partnership still civil even the marriage has ended. It makes divorce less straining and is recommended to prevent further fees that may happen when fighting for specific ownership.


Once divorce happens, finance issues Can you be the main problem for the rest of your life. One thing suggestion bring up the prenup act to be fair of any possible unpredictable future conflicts. This is a discussion that’s difficult to have and needs to be planned ahead depending on how your spouse will react to it. It’s best to bring the topic up a few months before the wedding or even when you mention the first wedding idea. The idea of a functional marriage should be open to all kinds of conversations so when you’re talking about this contract, it’ll be a mutual understanding. It’s so either person can make things less complicated if a divorce ever does happen. A prenup can prevent battles for important assets and other ownership of anything else can be discussed between the party to put with the file.


1. Does this also effect my taxes?

The only way for you to be taxed is once the split happens and if the two have a plan shared together but without the qualified domestic relations order.

2. Who keeps the prenuptial agreement once it’s signed?

Once signed, yourself and your fiancé will keep an original copy of document. Then whoever your lawyers would be will also keep a copy on file.

3. Can I disinherit my spouse?

When it comes to inheritance laws, you’re unable to disinherit your belongings from your spouse. Even if you decide to strain your assets from your wife or husband on your Will, you’re still unable to do so because of common law and being a “surviving spouse.”

4. Why do I need an attorney to write a Will?

An attorney is necessary to prevent future mistakes that the attorney him or herself is more aware of. Needs in your Will may be to vague to approve in court and that’s only one of many examples of when that can occur. The issue here is that any mistakes found in the Will has to go through a delayed probate process. Note, a probate can take up to a year and additional fees added upon these delays. So it’s crucial that you get an estate attorney to prevent further conflict.

5.  Who may be appointed to handle an estate proceeding?

In a will, it’s whoever the executor is, but if there is no will, a person who qualifies to be responsible will serve as an administrator. Then either executor or administrator will handle the estate proceeding.

6. What is the benefit of hiring an attorney if free forms are available online?

Once an attorney is hired you have a professional say towards your Estate and where it’s being distributed. Free aren’t very beneficial and reliable because you’re not getting as much service as you would from an actual attorney. There may be some fallacies and interferences on these forms. This can cause difficulties at any court process difficult, longer and expensive.

7. What is a revocable trust?

A revocable trust is a document you can sign with an attorney involving a trust that can be modified or even canceled upon request. By filing this out you’re assets go straight to you and once you pass, the trustee you assigned will move these assets to its beneficiaries. While alive, you can change who can get ahold of your belongings and something to prepare you for the future.

8. Can an irrevocable trust be amended?

One thing you can do by is to remove assets you’ve written within the trust. You will still have the trust on file but it’ll be one that is empty. There’s also booking an appointment with the court through a trustee since he or she is responsible for making any adjustments as well in the trust even if it’s irrevocable. As long as there’s a good reason for the modification.

9. Can I collect unemployment if I go to school?

To receive unemployment you need to document that you’re looking for work and enrolled in school to receive some benefits.

10. How long do you have to work to collect unemployment in NY?

According to the official website, you need to be working for at least a month and in file at least $2,700 in wages.Your base period also needs to be higher than your quarter wages.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this blog is for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. The content of this blog may not reflect the most current legal developments. No attorney-client relationship is formed by reading this blog or contacting Morgan Legal Group.

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